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Lesson 184-Valentine Review

07-14-2010 16:18 BJT

C:  Welcome to Chinese Studio, wo shi Cam.  Yajie, it’s been a week full of love.
Y:  We’ve learned all sorts of phrases that have to do with Valentine’s Day this week, but you can certainly use most of them all year round.
C:  Right. Let’s review.
Sentences in the week

Happy Valentine’s Day. 情人节快乐  You are my one and only .你是我的唯一. February 14th.2月14号. candlelight dinner烛光晚餐. I’m taking you out for a candlelight dinner. 我请你吃烛光晚餐。All in today’s Chinese studio.

C:  Yajie, let’s review these love words. Firstly, how do you say Valentine’s Day?
Y: it’s qing2 ren2 jie2.
C:  qing2 ren2 jie2.
Y: qing2 ren2 means lover,
C: qing2 ren2.
Y: jie2 means festival,
C: jie2.
C: Then how do you say “happy Valentine's Day”?
Y: it’s qing2 ren2 jie2 kuai4 le4.
C: qing2 ren2 jie2 kuai4 le4.
Y:  kuai4 le4, happy,
C: kuai4 le4.
Y: qing2 ren2 jie2, valentine,
C: qing2 ren2 jie2
Y: qing2 ren2 jie2 kuai4 le4
C: qing2 ren2 jie2 kuai4 le4 Happy Valentine’s day!

Conversation1:
A: 情人节快乐!
B: 祝天下有情人终成眷属。

Y: Cam, when is Valentine’s day?
C: It’s on February 14th. In Chinese, it's...
Y: er4 yue4shi2 si4 hao4
C: er4 yue4shi2 si4 hao4
Y:  February is er4 yue4.
C: er4 yue4.
Y: 14th is shi2 si4 hao4.
C: shi2 si4 hao4
Y: shi2 si4, the fourteenth
C: shi2 si4
Y: hao4 means day
C: hao4
Y: shi2 si4 hao4
C: shi2 si4 hao4 14th
Y: then February 14th  is er4 yue4 shi2 si4 hao4
C: er4 yue4 shi2 si4 hao4

Conversation2:
A: 2月14号是个特别的日子。
B: 没错,这天是情人节。 

Editor:Shi Taoyang |Source: CRI

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